Pharmacy professor teaches students in a Collaboration room

Accreditation and Recognition

Cedarville University is a baccalaureate and graduate degree granting institution chartered by the state of Ohio and approved by the Ohio Board of Regents. The Board of Regents has approved the University to award the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Regional Accreditation

The University holds membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This recognition signifies that the University is accredited. The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has approved the University to award the doctor of pharmacy degree.

Pharmacy Accreditation

Cedarville University School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.

Recognitions

Top Tier-Midwest Region, Comprehensive Colleges Category

Best Midwestern College

Facts and Figures

Since 2016, the School of Pharmacy has graduate more than 125 professional pharmacists. You'll find these Cedarville graduates working in pharmacy chains, hospital settings, and in their own businesses. Others are completing prestigious residency programs at places like Kettering Health; Premier Health; Nationwide Children's Hospital; Cleveland Clinic' and OhioHealth. We are proud of our graduates' success:

NAPLEX Pass Rate

Year First Time 6 Months First Time
National Average
2018 96.77% TBD 91.64%
2017 86.36% 93.30% 87.95%
2016 74.47% 91.10% 85.86%

Residency Match Rate

Year CU ASHP Reported
National Match Rate
2018 68.75% 65%
2017 67% 66%
2016 79% 68%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Year CU National Average
2018 91.7% TBD
2017 95.7% 94.6%
2016 90.24% 94.6%

MJPE First-Time Pass Rate

Year CU National Average
2018 95.45% 85%
2017 82.14% 85.20%
2016 90.24% 84.74%

Job Placement


2017* 2016*

n=45 % n=48 %
Position
Practicing as a Pharmacist 28 62% 33 69%
Employed outside pharmacy 1 2% 1 2%
Post-graduate education/residency training 16 36% 14 29%
Location        
Practicing in Ohio 26 59% 26 79%
Practicing out-of-state 18 41% 7 21%

Cross-Cultural Requirement

100% Pharm.D. student participation in cross-cultural missions trips.

*2017: 98% had secured employment within 6 months of graduation
*2016: 100% had secured employment within 6 months of graduation